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A British teen was apparently arrested last April by the U.K.’s National Cyber Crime Unit for participating in what is being described as the “world’s biggest cyber attack” – a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack which caused a “worldwide disruption of the functionality” of the internet.

“The suspect was found with his computer systems open and logged on to various virtual systems and forums. The subject has a significant amount of money flowing through his bank account. Financial investigators are in the process of restraining monies,” according to a law enforcement briefing document examined by the London evening Standard.

Operation Rashlike was part of a coordinated effort by an international law enforcement coalition that included the U.K.’s new National Crime Agency’s Cyber Crime Unit, and resulted in several arrests of suspected organized crime ring members, including the 16 year old British student who has been free on bail.

“The new National Crime Agency’s Cyber Crime Unit will pursue the organised crime gangs behind the online crimes that blight people’s lives and cost the economy millions,” U.K. security minister James Brokenshire said.

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“The suspect was found with his computer systems open and logged on to various virtual systems and forums. The subject has a significant amount of money flowing through his bank account. Financial investigators are in the process of restraining monies.”